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A Silent Struggle

Migraine Research Foundation | Posted 10.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Migraine Research Foundation

In my mind, I went from being a "normal," healthy person who was typically busy from early in the morning to late at night -- to someone who had to reconcile that I was living with a chronic, neurological illness that put the brakes on all that activity I had taken for granted.

8 Things You Need to Know About Childhood Migraine

Migraine Research Foundation | Posted 10.03.2014 | Parents
Migraine Research Foundation

Childhood migraine is much more than a headache -- especially in kids and teens. In fact, they often don't feel head pain at all! It's important that parents, teachers and caregivers learn to identify the symptoms of childhood migraine so that kids can receive proper treatment.

5 Signs Your Headache Could Be Something Worse

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Beth Levine | Posted 09.25.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com “Her head felt like elephants were doing the merengue on her cerebellum,” author Susan Fanetti wrote about a head...

Try This Trick To Banish Brain Freeze

OWN | Posted 09.04.2014 | OWN

Kristen, age 24, has about four gallons of ice cream in her freezer at home. She can't get enough -- but like many ice cream lovers, she knows the ple...

Lesser Known Symptoms Of Dehydration, From Joel Harper (VIDEO)

Posted 01.23.2014 | MarloThomas

What are some lesser known symptoms of dehydration? Celebrity fitness trainer Joel Harper had some surprising facts to share with us. According t...

What Your Headache Is Trying To Tell You

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 07.23.2013 | Healthy Living

So, your head hurts. What do you do? When it comes to headache treatment, it all depends on what type of headache you have to begin with. And altho...

The Interesting Case of LCD Screens and Post Concussive Headaches

Gayatri Devi, M.D. | Posted 09.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Gayatri Devi, M.D.

Managing headaches is a significant part of treating post concussive syndrome in my practice, particularly among high school kids, because of another major issue: pixelated screens.

The Anatomy of a Concussion

Gayatri Devi, M.D. | Posted 09.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Gayatri Devi, M.D.

A strong enough impact, or even a lighter impact at just the right angle (like a dodgeball to the head, a hit against a soccer pole or a sail boom), can jostle the brain forcefully within the skull.

Would You Recognize a 'Headache That Kills'?

Richard C. Senelick, M.D. | Posted 11.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Richard C. Senelick, M.D.

It certainly seems confusing. The sudden onset of an explosive headache may be the only warning of a deadly condition. On the other hand, the vast majority of the time these headaches are benign and not a cause for alarm.

How To Meditate A Headache Away

David Magone | Posted 10.17.2012 | Healthy Living
David Magone

Tension headaches affect many of us from time to time. If you've ever had one, you'll know the signs -- mild to moderate pain and a tight band of tension surrounding the head that can make it difficult to focus or concentrate.

What Really Causes Brain Freeze? Scientists Pinpoint Cause

Posted 04.23.2012 | Science

By: Jennifer Welsh, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 04/22/2012 05:03 PM EDT on LiveScience Most people have likely experienced brain freeze ...

How To Headache-Proof Your Home

Posted 03.09.2012 | Healthy Living

By Andrea Bartz The place where you can put up your feet, relax and... get a headache? Even those who aren't especially prone to pain can be susc...

The Woman Who Could Erase Pain

Terrell Harris Dougan | Posted 04.09.2012 | Women
Terrell Harris Dougan

Bonnie Prudden is one of the most fascinating and inspiring people I have ever met, and I adored her.

Food And Drink That Cause Headaches

Leo Galland, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Leo Galland, M.D.

Many factors may act as migraine triggers, including stress, odors, temperature and hormonal changes, but the single migraine trigger over which you have the greatest control is food.

Oil Spills and Human Health: Lessons from History

Gina Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Gina Solomon

Oil spill clean-up brings workers and volunteers into close contact with chemicals that are known to be hazardous to human health.  As we deal with t...

The Gulf Oil Spill: Human Health Is Affected too

Gina Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Gina Solomon

Oil spills destroy ecosystems and kill wildlife, but people's health is directly affected too. As the situation in the Gulf Coast unfolds, the local communities and workers must be protected.

What's in the Air Along the Louisiana Coast?

Gina Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Gina Solomon

"You shoulda been out here last evening" said Carey, the shrimp boat captain who took me out to South Pass today. He saw that I was taking air samples...

Acupuncture Beats Aspirin For Chronic Headache

Yahoo! News | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Acupuncture works better than drugs like aspirin to reduce the severity and frequency of chronic headaches, U.S. researchers reported on Monday. A...

Unplug and Recharge: The Amazing Headache-Break Handshake

Olivia Rosewood | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Olivia Rosewood

"Unplug and Recharge" is a new Living series which aims to give you, our dear readers, a quick break from your day -- whether you have as much time as...